HotelRunner raises $6.5 million in Series A to fuel its development

HotelRunner, the fast-growing global hospitality and travel technology provider, today announced the closing of its $6.5 million Series A. New and existing investors including 212, Wix Capital, Founders Factory, Ascension Ventures, DHM and a number of travel and technology veterans and angel investors who have also joined the firm’s Advisory Board, Gerry Samuels, Melih Odemis, Daniel King and Niels Gron took part in the tour.

In total, HotelRunner raised $8.5 million between the founder’s stake, pre-seed, seed and its Series A.

Headquarters are in Delaware, United States, sales are in London, and technical development is in Turkey.

HotelRunner offers a unified sales, operations and distribution management platform, its AI-based business intelligence solutions and its marketplace network. HotelRunner claims 64,000 hotels in 193 countries.

HotelRunner offers a wide range of solutions:

  • PMS
  • channel manager
  • booking engine
  • website
  • Google hotel ads
  • spleen intelligence
  • BI
  • guest relationship management

With this money, HotelRunner plans to continue its global expansion and open new offices in America in the coming months. After two acquisitions in the past, the company also plans to consolidate the fragmented travel technology industry in different markets by continuing its acquisition spree.

Since HotelRunner was founded, we have drawn our strength from our conquering technology and pioneering personality, working with the sole ambition of advancing our partners and the industry and preparing them for the future., said Arden Agopyan, Founder and Director. Partners of HotelRunner. This funding will provide us with the additional funds to significantly continue our efforts to fulfill our mission to provide a global, connected marketplace where all travel industry players can participate fairly and trade seamlessly with one another..

We’re proud to be the trusted technology and business partner that has shaped the industry’s outlook for more than a decade through our ability to adapt quickly in turbulent environments. The raising of this capital is a pure endorsement of HotelRunner’s recession-proof growth modeladded Ali Beklen, Founder and Managing Partner of HotelRunner. We will continue to excel on our groundbreaking platform and continue to build a greater travel economy for every player in the global ecosystem..

We are very excited to partner with companies that are inventing technologies and business models that are transforming industries worldwidesaid Numan Numan, founding partner of 212. HotelRunner has always had a passion for growing the travel economy and democratizing the use of technology, which is why we’ve supported Ali and Arden on their journey since the company’s inception. Given what they’ve accomplished so far, we can’t help but get excited about HotelRunner’s potential promise to the world..

Wix’s partnership with HotelRunner is another step in the development of the go-to solution for businesses to manage their operations and grow efficientlysaid Darya Fuks, Head of Business Development at Wix.

Last June, HotelRunner and Wix announced a strategic partnership, combining Wix’s comprehensive online platform with HotelRunner’s end-to-end travel technology to provide a one-stop solution for all accommodation types to manage and develop their hotel business online.

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